They will face rower Matthew Pinsent, who has four golds, and first time top honours yachtswoman
Emma Richards sails towards a Champagne celebration and the prospect 'of a bed which does not move' as she completes the 29,000 mile Around Alone round the world race late last night.
Ellen MacArthur left Lorient in France yesterday for another record attempt - the fastest non-stop circumnavigation of the world.
Emma Richards cracked open the champagne yesterday as she arrived in Britain as a record breaker.
Category winners included Ellen MacArthur, record-breaking yachtswoman
, Martin Johnson, captain of Leicester Tigers Rugby Club, England and the British Lions, and Meera Syal, writer and actress.
Shirley Robertson gets pounds 1,000 subsistence a month from the Lottery.
Ellen MacArthur has damaged her rudder after hitting an object at high speed during her Jules Verne record-breaking attempt to sail around the world.
ACTOR Hugh Grant and yachtswoman
Ellen MacArthur are among the latest batch of celebrities to be awarded a place in the new edition of Who's Who, it was announced yesterday.
Emma Richards put the final touches to her boat yesterday as she prepared for one of the world's most gruelling sports events.
The Queen was knighting flautist Sir James Galway, as well as presenting honours to yachtswoman
Ellen MacArthur and historian Simon Schama.
There is an MBE for Scots yachtswoman
Emma Richards and an OBE for runner Pauline Davis- Thompson.
British solo yachtswoman
Emma Richards has finished the third leg of the Around Alone Race to New Zealand.